NEWS: West End Cast Announced For Return of Hamilton

The London production is set to resume performances at the Victoria Palace Theatre from the 19th August. Casting has been confirmed for the return of Hamilton to the West End stage next month at the Victoria Palace Theatre. It has been announced that Karl Queensborough will return to play the role of Alexander Hamilton in… Read More

First Impressions of… Encanto

The upcoming animated film has released its first teaser trailer – here’s a few thoughts that we have on it… It seems that 2021 is certainly the year for plenty of Lin-Manuel Miranda projects – with not only the release of the film adaptation of In The Heights, him making his directorial debut with a… Read More

REVIEW: In The Heights (Film Soundtrack)

Vibrant and engaging from start to finish, the soundtrack to the film captures the spirit of the story – despite some of the songs from the original musical missing. It is very clear from listening to this gorgeous soundtrack that that this is a really well put together soundtrack that retains the strong storytelling technique… Read More

Top 10 Favourite Songs from Hamilton

Emma Clarendon has made a difficult choice of her favourite songs from the musical, now available to watch on Disney Plus. It’s Quiet Uptown: some of the best moments in the show in my opinion come when it is reflective and this song is just so beautifully heartfelt. Coming at a devastating moment it really… Read More

REVIEW: Hamilton, Disney +

Spectacularly unique and filled with passion, this filmed version of the hit Broadway musical is exquisite to watch – no matter how many times you have seen it. Having originally set to be released in cinemas next year, thank goodness Disney decided to bring the release forward and onto its streaming platform to offer all… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 17th May 2020

Here’s a guide to some of what LLLC has been covering in the last week in case you missed anything… Review of Blackeyed Theatre’s production of Jane Eyre: having had to cancel its international tour early, Blackeyed Theatre kindly shared a recorded version of the production through the company’s Youtube channel. This is the last… Read More

NEWS: Hamilton Film Heading to Disney + This Year

Lin Manuel-Miranda has confirmed that the film’s release has been moved up by a year to be released on the 3rd July. It has been announced that the filmed version of Hamilton will be heading to Disney + on the 3rd July, featuring the original Broadway cast. Having been filmed live on stage at the… Read More

First Impressions of…In the Heights Trailer

The film based on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical is set to be released in the Summer 2020. If there is ever a musical that celebrates diversity, hope and dreams then it is most definitely In the Heights – which is why it such a joy to see it being brought to cinema screens next Summer. But… Read More

NEWS: New West End Cast for Hamilton Announced

The new cast is announced as more tickets are released for the London production. Producers Jeffrey Seller and Cameron Mackintosh have today announced the new cast for the London production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical, which is heading into its third year at the Victoria Palace Theatre, with tickets now available up until the 28th March 2020. From… Read More